[openstack-dev] [tacker][networking-sfc] Tacker VNFFG - SFC integration updates

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Wed Feb 17 19:23:05 UTC 2016

On 02/16/2016 02:51 PM, Sridhar Ramaswamy wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Based on the recent discussions in [1] & [2] we are proposing to
> rearrange our tasks related to Tacker's VNFFG component integrating with
> the lower level SFC APIs. We now plan to integrate with networking-sfc
> APIs first.
> Our original plan, or rather the sequence of tasks, were,
> 1) Tacker VNFFG plugin (trozet)
> 2) Tacker VNFFG plugin --> ODL/netvirtsfc driver backend (trozet)
> 3) Tacker VNFFG plugin --> networking-sfc driver backend (s3wong)
> 4) networking-sfc --> ODL/netvirtsfc driver backend (TBD)
> We now propose to alter the sequence of tasks to something like this,
> 1) Tacker VNFFG plugin (trozet)
> 2) Tacker VNFFG plugin --> networking-sfc driver backend (s3wong) -
> /that is, introduce this as the first driver backend for Tacker VNFFG
> instead of direct ODL/netvirtsfc driver/
> 3) Use the code written by Tim (trozet) for Tacker's ODL/netvirtsfc
> driver backend and help to further networking-sfc's ODL integration efforts.
> Quick note on (3) above, networking-sfc already has a driver for ONOS
> SDN Controller [3]. So it should reasonably easy to bring in a ODL
> driver for networking-sfc. This might be slightly longer than what we
> ideally wanted for some short-term PoCs but it positions us to get the
> eventual end goal faster.

What other backends would you expect other than the networking-sfc
backend?  Is it none for now, but just leaving it open for an
alternative Neutron API should one come up?

Russell Bryant

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